Panama, October 7, 2019. Maria Eugenia Brenes, associate in the Intellectual Property Department of Morgan & Morgan, contributed with the Panama Chapter of Patents 2020, a publication that covers common issues in patent laws and regulations, in 36 jurisdictions. The complete publication can be found here.
Morgan & Morgan advised the sellers of a business engaged in the production, distribution and sale of ice pops, sorbets, ice cream and frozen desserts in the Republic of Panama. Partners Francisco Arias G. and Roberto Vidal, and associate Cristina De Roux, participated in this transaction.
By: Ramón Varela, partner, Morgan & Morgan [email protected] For the past few decades, Panama has established public-private partnerships (“PPPs”) in projects as diverse as toll roads, water treatment plants, ports, telecommunications networks and the generation and distribution of electricity. These projects, however, have been created and managed under either a general (and, for current-day standards,
Resolution No. 17405 of August 29th, 2019. As of September 4TH, 2019, The National Immigration Authority (hereinafter “SNM” for its acronym in Spanish) established new requirements to request Rehabilitation of Permanent Residence Permits (hereinafter “Rehabilitation”) for foreigners, who have remained outside of Panama for more than two (2) years and up to six (6) years.
Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo Mercantil in connection with the registration of 104,760,961 common shares of its Panamanian holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A.
Panama, August 27, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Grupo Mercantil in connection with the registration of 104,760,961 common shares of its Panamanian holding Mercantil Servicios Financieros Internacional, S.A. with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama for its negotiation in the secondary market, shares that have been also listed on the Panama
Morgan & Morgan advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of senior secured notes for an amount of up to €490,000,000
Panama, August 26, 2019. Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €490,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025 with a floating interest rate of three-month EURIBOR (subject to a 0% floor) plus 362.5 basis points per year, reset quarterly, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to
In order to comply with the international guidelines regarding corporate transparency, the government of Panama enacted Law 52 of October 27, 2016 in the Official Gazette, which establishes the obligation for Panamanian companies and other entities to maintain accounting records, financial records and supporting documentation of all transactions that took place during the last five
Morgan & Morgan provided pro bono tax advice to Camara de Reciclaje de Panamá, Asociacion Marea Verde, Enseña por Panama y Fundación Banco de Alimentos
Panama, August 6, 2019. The Recycling Chamber of Panama, the Marea Verde Association, Enseña por Panama and the Food Bank Foundation, were authorized to obtain the Resolution of the General Directorate of Revenues (DGI for its initials in Spanish) that approves these organizations to receive donations deductible from income tax. Associates Amanda Barraza and Angelica
Panama, August 5, 2019. Mayte Sanchez, associate at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group of Morgan & Morgan, was invited to participate as speaker in the National and International Arbitration Seminar, organized by the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of Panama (CeCAP, for its initials in Spanish). The activity, which was held as part of
Angélica Ortiz, Taxation Department, Morgan & Morgan Law 37 of June 5, 2018, adds line 9 to article 709 of the Fiscal Code, which is related to the annual income tax deductions to which natural persons are entitled, regarding school expenses incurred by the taxpayer with respect to their dependents. Additionally, Executive Decree 368 of